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In this Oct. 31, 2008, file photo, the Washington Post building is seen in Washington. The Washington Post Co. said Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010, its fourth-quarter profit more than quadrupled. Its cable TV and education divisions provided most of the lift, although the publishing segment also made money after large cost cuts.(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

Deep state conservatives

When I was a Los Angeles Times news editor many years ago in Orange County, California, I suggested to my liberal boss that we should have at least one conservative columnist.

Remembering decisive American intervention in World War I

As the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I approaches, a loud "huzzah" is due Geoffrey Wawro -- one of the few historians bold enough to declare that American intervention was decisive in the conflict.

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How stalking diversity statistics sidelines education

Harvard stands accused of discriminating against applicants of Asian descent in pursuit of a more diverse campus. The compelling case brought against the school is scheduled to begin in federal court on Oct. 15 and could lead to a precedent-setting decision on affirmative action at the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Nikki Haley's distinguished turn as U.N. ambassador

U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, who announced this week she will be leaving her post at the end of the year, will be remembered most for being the Trump administration's toughest critic of Kremlin President Vladimir Putin.

Re-imagining 'King Lear' in modern India

In "We That Are Young," Preti Taneja's re-imagines the "King Lear" story in modern India. The country is economically booming -- "fast forward every day" with malls and hotels, spas and mansions for the wealthy, and slums and rubbish-heaps and punishing jobs as servants and factory workers for the poor.

In this Sept. 25, 2018 photo, Devin Melnyk, a long-time marijuana grower and a consultant with Pure Sunfarms, holds trimmed marijuana as it comes out of a high-volume cannabis trimming machine at a massive tomato greenhouse being renovated to grow pot in Delta, British Columbia. On Oct. 17, 2018, Canada will become the second and largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Rejecting the easy money of cannabis

On Aug. 11, 2016, the U.S. Department of Justice under the Obama administration reaffirmed that marijuana is a Schedule One drug — dangerous because of its high abuse potential and public health concerns — and that the illegal distribution and sale of marijuana is a serious crime. The United States Department of Justice has confirmed it is committed to enforcing the Controlled Substances Act consistent with these determinations.

FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2016, file photo, protesters hold anti-abortion signs outside the Planned Parenthood Columbia Health Center on in Columbia, Mo. Planned Parenthood Great Plains spokeswoman Emily Miller says abortions scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, at the Columbia clinic are canceled. Federal appeals judges ruled last month that Missouri can enforce a requirement that doctors performing abortions must have admitting privileges at hospitals. The Columbia clinic hasn't met that requirement. (Timothy Tai/Columbia Daily Tribune via AP, File)

'Gosnell': The movie

Arguably, a contributing factor to the continuation of abortion is that it is performed out of sight and thus, out of many minds.

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